Liquid Lipolysis Frequently Asked Questions
How long has Liquid Lipolysis been available?
In Europe, LipoDissolve has been popularized since 1995 and mesotherapy has been used since the 1950’s. Thousands and thousands of injections have been done. Medical literature show generally only minor expected adverse reactions. Presently, it is estimated that over 15,000 medical practitioners provide injections throughout Europe, Great Britain and South America. It is estimated that there are 500 to 1000 doctors or clinics in the USA doing this therapy.
Phosphatidyl Choline PPC has been used in various medical applications for close to 50 years and has been used for cosmetic purposes for the last 10 years.
How many people have had Liquid Lipolysis treatments?
Can anyone receive Liquid Lipolysis?
No. Patients with medical conditions listed below cannot have liquid Lipolysis treatments at our clinic: Active cancer, Less than six weeks after surgery, Anyone with HIV or Hepatitis C, Active or end-stage liver or kidney disease, Bleeding disorders, Pregnancy, Nursing, Scleroderma, Type 1 Diabetics
Does Liquid Lipolysis actually work or is this another gimmick?
Yes it does. This treatment does produce great results for riding excess body fat in accumulate regions. You cannot use it as a weight loss measure, but the results in body shape are superb. And the best part is … no surgery.
Can Liquid Lipolysis help me have better abs?
A lot of our patients come in to treat their abs – because this works! This treatment is great for the “baby tummy”, small pouch, side handles. The results you will see will be flatter stomach, tighter skin and more defined silhouette. The benefit of liquid Lipolysis is that it is for losing inches not necessarily pounds. pounds.
Is Liquid Lipolysis the same as Mesotherapy?
No. Mesotherapy are injections composed of a mixture of different pharmaceutical agents including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and other medications. Liquid Lipolysis uses a pharmaceutical compound called phosphatidylcholine deoxycholate (PPC) administered through a series of micro-injections to permanently dissolve fat. Mesotherapy injections are placeded at the hypodermic level (barely underneath the skin). Liquid Lipolysis injections are placed in the central layer of subcutaneous fat.
What happens during a Liquid Lipolysis treatment?
Depending on the amount and type of fat the various concentrations of phosphatidylcholine deoxycholate, or PPC, administered through a series of micro-injections to permanently dissolve the localized deposits.
How is Liquid Lipolysis different from traditional plastic surgery?
Liquid Lipolysis is an injection and not a surgical procedure. Unlike plastic surgery, there is no anesthesia, no surgery, and minimal to no downtime.
How long do I have to wait between treatments?
The treatments are administered at least two weeks apart to allow your body respond to it. Depending on your body type and physiology and responce rate, we may recommend spacing your treatments further apart.
How long will it take to start seeing results?
In as little as one week. After each treatment you will see more and more results
How many treatments will I need?
Each person’s body is different. Most people fall into a two to four treatment range. Others require as many as eight. It literally all depends on the amount of fat you want to lose in a certain area. We will be happy to design a customize a program for you at the time of your private consultation.
Does Liquid Lipolysis treatment hurt?
Since the injections are micro in size, there may be a very minimal localized discomfort upon injection due to the fact numbing cream is used to eleviate the feeling, and a slight burning sensation immediately following the treatment. Slight swelling will occur in the treated area, and some soreness and inflammation will be experienced for a few days after treatment. It means that medication is working. In some cases, localized bruising may occur.
What areas of the body can be treated?
We treat the face, chin and jowls, neck, the back of the arms, upper and lower abdomen, knees, upper and lower back, inner and outer thighs, buttocks, love handles, and the male chest. We do not treat female breasts.
What is the downtime after Liquid Lipolysis treatment?
There is minimal or no downtime after Liquid Lipolysis. That’s the beauty of it. Normally, patients can resume their routine schedule immediately after injections. Some people experience swelling, tenderness or minimal bruising which may require them to rest a little bit after their treatment. The minimal disruption of normal activity is the reason that most patients find this treatment so attractive.
To learn more about what Liquid Lipolysis injections can do to reduce your hard-to-lose fat areas, call MedShape today!